Roseanne plotting primetime return

One of television's comedy heavyweights is close to invading your living room again. Roseanne Barr is reteaming with Roseanne producer Caryn Mandabach for a new family-based comedy which she would star in, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Barr hasn't spent much time on television since Roseanne ended its nine-season run in 1997. Details on the new project are slim, with the only nugget of information being that Barr would star as the matriarch of a family.

Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles may be a candidate for cancellation, but comeback kid Brian Austin Green won't be out of work if it goes under. Green, who gained popularity on the famous teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210, has booked a gig on the CW's Body Politic, says

Green would play an advisor to the President in the show about young government would-bes in Washington. Green currently stars as Derek Reese in Terminator, which takes priority over Body Politic. Should Teminator be scrapped, it would be Mr. Green going to Washington... with Body Politic's lead Minka Kelly. This guy gets to hang out with Minka Kelly and Megan Fox? Yeeesh.

Amanda Bynes (What I Like About You) is getting Canned, says Variety. The former child star is now attached to the ABC comedy Canned, about a group of friends who all become unemployed at the same time.

Elsewhere, Julia Ormond has joined Three Rivers and Jeffrey Tambor will co-star with Lauren Graham on The Bridget Show (formerly titled Let it Go).

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